Securities Law Prof Blog

Editor: Eric C. Chaffee
Univ. of Toledo College of Law

Monday, February 27, 2017

New in Print

The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format:

John P. Anderson, When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?, 46 Stetson L. Rev. 147 (2016).

Maria Babajanian, Casenote, Rewarded for Being Remote: How United States v. Newman Improperly Narrows Liability for Tippees, 46 Stetson L. Rev. 199-223 (2016). 

Carlos Berdejo, Collective Action Clauses & Corporate Bond Spreads: Evidence from Chile, 36 Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus. 469 (2016).

J. Robert Brown, Jr., The Proxy Rules and Restrictions on Shareholder Voting Rights, 47 Seton Hall L. Rev. 45 (2016).

James D. Cox & Randall S. Thomas, Corporate Darwinism: Disciplining Managers in a World with Weak Shareholder Litigation, 95 N.C. L. Rev. 19 (2016).

Alexandra Esmel, Food Speculation: Between Virtual...and Reality, 31 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 507 (2016).

Mark Klock, The Enduring Legacy of Modern Efficient Market Theory After Halliburton v. John, 50 Ga. L. Rev. 769 (2016).

Christos Koutrobis, Case comment, Securities Law -- Ninth Circuit Uses Exception to Adverse Exception and Imputes CEO's Scienter to Corporation under Rule 10b-5 -- In re ChinaCast Educ. Corp. Sec. Litig., 809 F.3d 471 (9th Cir. 2015). 39 Suffolk Transnat'l L. Rev. 507 (2016). 

Joan MacLeod Heminway, (Not) Holding Firms Criminally Responsible for the Reckless Insider Trading of Their Employees, 46 Stetson L. Rev. 127 (2016).

Rohan Maitra, Comment, Scaling Two Great Walls: Resolving the Impasse Between China's State Secrets law and International Disclosure Requirements, 36 Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus. 587 (2016).

Zachary Adams Mason, Note, Online Loans Across State Lines:  Protecting Peer-to-Peer Lending Through the Exportation Doctrine, 105 Geo. L.J. 217 (2016).

Donna M. Nagy, Beyond Dirks: Gratuitous Tipping and Insider Trading, 42 J. Corp. L. 1 (2016).

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

New in Print

The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format:

Sara Almousa, Comment, Friends with Benefits? Clarifying the Role Relationships Play in Satisfying the Personal Benefit Requirement under Tipper-Tippee Liability, 23 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 1251 (2016).

Travis S. Andrews, Note, A Statutory and Precedential Approach to Corporate Scienter in Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act, 11 Va. L. & Bus. Rev. 1 (2016).

John F. Coyle, Altering Rules, Cumulative Voting, and Venture Capital, 2016 Utah L. Rev. 595.

K.J. Martijn Cremers & Quinn Curtis, Do Mutual Fund Investors Get What They Pay For? Securities Law and Closet Index Funds, 11 Va. L. & Bus. Rev. 31 (2016).

Stanislav Dolgopolov, Wholesaling Best Execution: How Entangled Are Off-Exchange Market Makers?, 11 Va. L. & Bus. Rev. 149 (2016).

Anita K. Krug, Uncertain Futures in Evolving Financial Markets, 93 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1209 (2016).

Andrew A. Schwartz, Inclusive Crowdfunding, 2016 Utah L. Rev. 661.

Reilly S. Steel, Note, The Underground Rulification of the Ordinary Business Operations Exclusion, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 1547 (2016).

Lawrence J. Trautman, E-commerce, Cyber, and Electronic Payment System Risks: Lessons from PayPal, 16 UC Davis Bus. L.J. 261 (2016).





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Monday, February 6, 2017

Reminder: National Business Law Scholars Conference Paper Submissions Due February 17

National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC)

Thursday & Friday, June 8-9, 2017

Call for Papers

The National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 8-9, 2017, at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. 

This is the eighth meeting of the NBLSC, an annual conference that draws legal scholars from across the United States and around the world.  We welcome all scholarly submissions relating to business law. Junior scholars and those considering entering the legal academy are especially encouraged to participate. 

To submit a presentation, email Professor Eric C. Chaffee at [email protected] with an abstract or paper by February 17, 2017.  Please title the email “NBLSC Submission – {Your Name}.”  If you would like to attend, but not present, email Professor Chaffee with an email entitled “NBLSC Attendance.”  Please specify in your email whether you are willing to serve as a moderator.  We will respond to submissions with notifications of acceptance shortly after the deadline. We anticipate the conference schedule will be circulated in May. 

Keynote Speaker:

Lynn A. Stout, Distinguished Professor of Corporate & Business Law, Cornell Law School

Plenary Author-Meets-Reader Panel:

Selling Hope, Selling Risk: Corporations, Wall Street, and the Dilemmas of Investor Protection by Donald C. Langevoort, Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law, Georgetown Law School


Jill E. Fisch, Perry Golkin Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Steven Davidoff Solomon, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Hillary A. Sale, Walter D. Coles Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law

Conference Organizers:

Tony Casey (The University of Chicago Law School)
Eric C. Chaffee (The University of Toledo College of Law)
Steven Davidoff Solomon (University of California, Berkeley School of Law)
Joan Heminway (The University of Tennessee College of Law)
Kristin N. Johnson (Seton Hall University School of Law)
Elizabeth Pollman (Loyola Law School, Los Angeles)
Margaret V. Sachs (University of Georgia School of Law)
Jeff Schwartz (University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law)

Please save the date for NBLSC 2018, which will be held Thursday and Friday, June 21-22, at the University of Georgia School of Law.

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New in Print

The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format:

S. Burcu Avci, Cindy A. Schipani & H. Nejat Seyhun, Manipulative Games of Gifts by Corporate Executives, 18 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 1131 (2016).

Zach DeLoy, Note, Whistle While You Work: Whistle-Blower Protection under Dodd-Frank, 62 Wayne L. Rev. 107 (2016). 

Maggie Di Vito, Student Article, Regulation Fair Disclosure and Social Media: Why Companies Must Be Careful Not to Tweet Their Ways to SEC Investigations, 18 Duq. Bus. L.J. 161 (2016).

William M. Gentry, Capital Gains Taxation and Entrepreneurship, 69 Tax L. Rev. 321 (2016).

Thomas Lair, Note, The Battle of Disclosure Versus Privacy: Corporate Executives' Personal, Private Facts, 27 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 257 (2016).

Lide E. Paterno, Irresponsible Corporate-Responsibility Rules, 77 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 499 (2016).

Jeff Schwartz & Alexandrea Nelson, Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Conflict Minerals Rule, 68 Admin. L. Rev. 287 (2016).

Symposium: The Promise and Perils of Convergence in Financial Regulation and Consumer Protection, Articles by Christopher L. Peterson, Hilary J. Allen, Erik F. Gerding, Arthur B. Laby, Kenneth M. Rosen, Alan M. White and Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr. 90 Tul. L. Rev. 1057-1329 (2016).



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